Rahul Mehta
Adjunct Assistant
MFA, Syracuse University
BA, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Rahul Mehta is the author of a novel, No Other World (Harper, 2017), and a short story collection, Quarantine (HarperPerennial, 2011; Random House India, 2010), which won a Lambda Literary Award and the Asian American Literary Award for Fiction. His short stories have appeared in the Kenyon Review, Epoch, The Sun, Noon and the prize anthology New Stories from the South 2009, edited by Madison Smartt Bell. His essays have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, the International Herald Tribune and Marie Claire India. Named to Out magazine’s “Out 100” list of inspiring individuals for 2011, Mehta has taught at Alfred University and the University of Virginia Young Writers Workshop. For more about his work, please visit his website:

Class Schedule, Fall 2017

M,TH10:00AM - 11:20AMFiction Workshop for Non-Major
M01:00PM - 03:50PMSr Seminar in Short Story I
TH01:00PM - 03:50PMThe Writing Life

Contact Info

Office: Terra Hall 801
Tel: 215-717-6261
Fax: 215-717-6620